Home Economics Building

Home Economics Building (HM1LJI)

Location: Sedalia, MO 65301 Pettis County
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Country: United States of America
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N 38° 41.525', W 93° 15.546'

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1909

— Architect: Thomas Bast · Contractor: Unknown —

The John Deere Plow Company built this building as a display area for farm implements and wagons. Simpler than other exhibition buildings, the building features large, closely spaced, twelve-light, flat arched windows.
In the 1920s, the Missouri State Fair named the building for W. D. Smith, then Fair secretary. The building was used for dog shows during the 1920s.
In the 1930s, it became the Home Economics Building, and window openings were filled and the open brick foundation was covered with wire mesh.
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HM NumberHM1LJI
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Placed ByMissouri State Fair Commission
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Date Added Sunday, July 5th, 2015 at 10:02pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)15S E 477467 N 4282639
Decimal Degrees38.69208333, -93.25910000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 41.525', W 93° 15.546'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 41' 31.5" N, 93° 15' 32.76" W
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Area Code(s)660, 816
Closest Postal AddressAt or near Katy Trail, Sedalia MO 65301, US
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